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Woman who died in University Place apartment fire identified

A woman who died Sunday in a University Place apartment fire was 71-year-old Audrey Barnett, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday.

The blaze happened at the Narrows Ridge apartments at 2326 70th Ave. W., where the Medical Examiner’s Office said Barnett lived.

Investigators had not determined Tuesday what caused the fire, West Pierce Fire & Rescue spokeswoman Hallie McCurdy said.

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